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Mathematical manuscript [selected pages]

Mathematical manuscript [selected pages]

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Date: 1708-1710
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Chiefly in English; explanations in part one are in Latin, some with English translations.
Abstract:
Autograph manuscript treatise in two parts, containing definitions and problems in mathematics. The first part, dated 1708, concerns arithmetic operations. The second part, dated 1710, concerns geometry and trigonometry, with sections on applications in construction trades and astronomy and with extensive sections on navigation. Sections are illustrated with ink drawings and geometric diagrams. Several linear scales and volvelles are sewn in.
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1 v. (584 p.)
b&w illustrations
33 cm.
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Object ID: 2028899
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